Saturday 29 March 1980
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Tae Hee and China P Arnold.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd.
In UK Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney was in the top 5 hits.
The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1980
while The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shadow Warriors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Computer Bismarck or Cytron Masters.
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Which were the important events of 29 March 1980 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Kim Tae Hee: South Korean actress.
- China P Arnold: American convicted murderer.
- Amy Mathews: Australian actress.
- Prince Hamzah: bin Al Hussein of Jordan.
- Kim Tae-Hee: Movie Actress.
- Chris D'Elia: Comedian
- Hamzah: Prince Hamzah bin Al-Hussein of Jordan
- China Arnold: American murderer
- Bill Demong: American Nordic combined skier
- Josh Logan: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- Bruno Silva: Uruguayan footballer
- Mantovani : Italian/British musician, conductor, and bandleader.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1980 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
- Spinners - Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me Girl (Medley)
- Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
- Andy Gibb - Desire
- Blondie - Call Me
- Rupert Holmes - Him
- Too Hot - Kool & The Gang
- Shalamar - The Second Time Around
- Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind
- Linda Ronstadt - How Do I Make You
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